Guitarist, bassist, and songwriter Albert “Junior” Lowe was born in Florence, Alabama in 1940. His parents gave him his first guitar, a Gene Autry model, at 6 years of age […]
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In 1952 in the small Cloverdale community of Lauderdale County, Alabama, Cornelia Lovelace Byrd and Alvin Byrd, Sr. welcomed their son, Alvin M. Byrd, Jr. Raised by grandparents Homer and […]
Born in Corinth, Mississippi in 1952, Jim Whitehead is an accomplished pianist as well as a songwriter. He began playing piano in church at the young age of 15. His […]
Alabama native, born in Mobile, Victoria Hallman has virtually spent her entire life performing in the music business. At age four she was entered in a Shirley Temple look-alike contest […]
1920-1993 Joe Rumore knew at an early age that he was destined to a career in radio. Born on July 17, 1920, Joe came into the world “making a lot […]
1936 – 2001 “In other words, with all the influence the disc jockeys have in the Black community, speaking to thousands of Black teenagers, youngsters and parents during the course […]
Art Grayson was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama. He has always had a love of music, a desire for an entrepreneur’s career in business, and a need to serve […]
Welcome home, Dave Roddy! Dave Roddy loved music from the start in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. He was in a rock band in his teens and headed for a […]
Elnora Spencer was born in Birmingham, Alabama and began singing at the age of four. Music was a family affair. Elnora was strongly influenced by her mother who was a […]
Fletcher Joseph Sheppard, Ill was born September 27, 1958 in the Smithfield neighborhood of North Birmingham, Alabama. Active even as a young child, he is said to have been climbing […]
Glen Powers grew up in Birmingham, Alabama listening to great radio and dreaming of becoming a DJ. His dream grew larger when he convinced his Mom to take him to […]
Robert Barry McAnally (Joey Roberts) Barry McAnally began his career in radio at his hometown of Sylacauga, Alabama’s 630 watt FM station. From that time on, he was based at […]
June West Wetzel (Miss Midnight) June West Wetzel grew up in Birmingham, Alabama attending Ensley High School. Talented even as child, June had a guest appearance on Birmingham’s Mickey Mouse […]
When Roger Clark was 14 years old, he got his first paid drumming gig at a night club on Main Street in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was so young, that when […]
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, Hank Rust began grooming his radio career at the young age of 10 by simulating programs on a tape recorder and playing them back through a […]
Sam Frazier,Jr. was born in the little mining town of Edgewater, Alabama. His parents, Teretta and Sam Frazier, Sr., raised Sam along with four sisters and a brother. Seeing his […]
Legendary songwriter and record producer, BUDDY BUIE, grew up in Dothan Alabama. His ticket to the big time was pop Icon Roy Orbison, who took him and a local band […]
Sandy sang background vocals for Elvis Presley, Percy Sledge, Waylon Jennings and George Jones just to name a few. Although Sandy had a thriving career in the recording studio backing all these great artists, her big dream was to become a recording artist herself.
Born in Hackleburg Alabama in 1929, Sonny James would be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2006. Born with a natural talent for playing stringed instruments, it […]
Songwriter for Fame Studios, touring musician, and solo artist. Author of “Tell Me A Lie” and “Right Feeling at the Wrong Time” and more.
Early R&B singer/songwriter in 50s, prominent soul singer in the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Recorded for Stax, Atlantic, and countless other labels.
Soul Songwriter, Producer, Hits include “I’m Your Puppet”
Musician, Broadcaster, Producer, Studio Manager
Musician, Songwriter, Kris Kristofferson’s keyboardist for over 20 years, friend of Arthur Alexander
For over 60 years, Gip’s backyard has been the home to Saturday night juke joint parties.
Musician/Songwriter, Keyboardist on Percy Sledge’s “When a Man Loves a Woman”, Wilson Pickett’s “Mustang Sally”, …
The Ramblers started in 1961 and are still rockin’ today.
In the fall of 1959, five students from Woodlawn High School in Birmingham, Alabama would form a band they called the Ramrods.
Rock ‘n Roll Experimental Guitarist, Famous for instrumental hit “Scratchy”
Boogie Woogie Piano Player, Film Editor
The Tikis’ image was one of a “beach band,” although they were really a group of musicians from Birmingham, Alabama.
Early days featured Henry Lovoy, Backed Travis Wommack, Released several garage/physch 45s, Local/Regional hit of “Behind My Wall”
Musician, Radio Personality
Record Collector, Founding Member of BRC, Co-owner of Reminiscing Records, Disk Jockey
Famous for their recordings “Are You Alright (Parts I and II)” live at Duke’s, “Oogsy-Moo,” and instrumental “Locomotive”.
Playing local armory sock hops, voted the best band in the Southeast, played with several of the stars of the 60’s rock ‘n roll era.
Broadcaster, Radio Personality
Record Producer and Recording Engineer
After 37 years, Three On A String is still performing their great audience-enthralling form of music combined with a huge dose of comedy.
Musician, Guitarist for the band Alabama